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Rice Pilaf

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Introduction

One of the few recipes I use the microwave for, but can be adapted for the stovetop.

Ingredients

Serves: 2-4

  • 63 millilitres butter
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 125 millilitres celery
  • 375 millilitres rice
  • 63 millilitres fresh parsley (or less)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅕ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ⅕ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 750 millilitres chicken broth (or 3 small oxo chicken cubes dissolved in 3 cups water - educe the amount of salt above, as oxo cubes are salty)

Method

Rice Pilaf is a community recipe submitted by SeattleDiane and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a 2 quart casserole, microwave the butter, onion and celery, covered, on high for 4 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients. Cover and microwave on high 6 minutes.
  • Stir, cover and cook an additional 18 minutes.
  • Let sit a few minutes, remove bay leaves and fluff with fork before serving.
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